In 2010, the Jefferson Scholars Foundation officially opened the doors of its new 32,700 square foot facility comprised of four connected buildings: the Jefferson Fellows Center, the Jan and Rick Kellogg Reading Room, Foundation Hall, and the Foundation’s administrative offices.

The focal point of the Foundation’s facility is the Jefferson Fellows Center. Throughout the day, evening, and often into the early hours of the morning, the Fellows congregate at the Center for personal study, the sharing of ideas, or social activities.

In 2013, the Foundation began an 8,500 square foot interior renovation project, and the Fellows Center now offers new space for study, collaboration, collegiality, and conviviality.

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Building

2nd Floor, Jefferson Fellows Center

1st Floor, Jefferson Fellows Center

1st Floor, Jefferson Fellows Center

Foundation Hall Patio

Jan and Rick Kellogg Reading Room

Jan and Rick Kellogg Reading Room; courtyard view

Jan and Rick Kellogg Reading Room; Jefferson Fellows Center view

Foundation Hall Patio; courtyard view

Jefferson Fellows Center Balcony; courtyard view

Breezeway; Administrative Offices Entrance

Jefferson Fellows Office


Distinguished Professorships

Learn more about the Foundation’s Professorship Program.

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The Jefferson Scholarship and the Walentas Scholarship are the premier undergraduate scholarships at the University of Virginia.

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The Foundation supports world-class graduate students through Jefferson Fellowships and National Fellowships.

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